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On the Road with the Odcombian Legge-Stretcher: Mr. Coryat’s Musical Grand Tour

July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Englishman Thomas Coryat (ca.1577-1617), from the tiny Somerset village of Odcombe, was not the first tourist, but he is one of the first truly engaging travel writers in the English language. His Coryat’s Crudities was an entertaining account of his 1608 grand tour of Western Europe, through France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands. His travels and musical observations provide the frame for this year’s All-Festival program.

Pre-concert lecture given by J. Michael Allsen, Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Details

Date:
July 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
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Organizer

Madison Early Music Festival
Phone:
608-890-1118
Email:
memf@arts.wisc.edu
Website:
https://memf.wisc.edu/

Venue

Morphy Recital Hall, Mosse Humanities Building
455 N. Park Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Phone:
608-263-1900
Website:
https://www.music.wisc.edu/venue/morphy-recital-hall/